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Growing Corn Salad, also Lamb's lettuce or Mache

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec

(Best months for growing Corn Salad in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 68°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 4 - 6 inches apart
  • Harvest in 5-8 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Onions

Your comments and tips

09 Jun 17, Sarah (Australia - temperate climate)
Beta vulgaris is silver beet, not corn salad.
08 Dec 13, sylvia newman (Australia - temperate climate)
Where can I buy mache lettuce seeds (Lambs lettuce) in Perth
08 Jul 13, Jurie Willemse (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
We would like to knoe where can we get some of this seedlings of the corn sald.
21 Nov 12, Andy Grobler (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
is it possible to buy seeds lambs lettuce anywhere in South Africa?
01 Jul 11, SK (Australia - temperate climate)
where can I get the seedligns or young plants so I can grow them myself?? We are in Perth close to the ocean but were originally from Switzerladn where we love this salad!! Thanks and till soon, SK
18 Jul 13, Yvonne Muller (Australia - temperate climate)
Just bought some seeds at Big W at Whitfords!
24 Feb 12, James (Australia - temperate climate)
Order from eden seeds, they will post to you.
13 Apr 10, Ian (Australia - temperate climate)
Also they have two choices of lambs lettuce.
04 Apr 10, Brad (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Hi Rosemarie, Try They have seeds packets which is a start. I use these guy's all the time and can highly recommend them. Hope this helps.
26 Mar 10, Rosemarie Pacot (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I am unable to get any lamb's lettuce or mache in any of my local garden centre can you please tell me who retail it on line? Thank you
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